Folklore

Discover the old myths and tall tales handed down over the generations from our ancient lands…

Changelings Fairies, The Darker Side of Irish Fairy Lore

1
Welsh Changeling
ANN MASSEY gives us some tips on protecting our infants from being swapped for Changelings!

Huw Llwyd of Cynfal Fawr, The Mercenary and Sorcerer of North...

0
NIA JONES recounts the magnificence of Welsh legend Huw Llwyd of Cynfal Fawrw Llwyd of Cynfal Fawr, The Mercenary and Sorcerer of North Wales

Hungry Grass tells horrific tales of the Irish Famine

3
Hungry Grass marks the the starving souls of famine victims who still haunt the fields of Ireland today, says ANN MASSEY

Learn the natural and supernatural powers and benefits of Garlic

2
Garlic is not just for vampire hunters, JAMES WILLIS discovers its natural and supernatural powers

The Legend of Cantre’r Gwaelod – the Welsh Atlantis

0
NIA JONES reveals the secrets of Cantre’r Gwaelod - the Welsh Atlantis.

Werewolves of Wales: Everything you need to know

0
The Christmas ‘Were-Wolf’
RHEA SEREN PHILLIPS shines a light on the Werewolves of Wales!

Beware Ireland's Death Coach

0
PAUL MOYNIHAN profiles the harbinger of Ireland’s haunted highways and byways

Poppet Magic, a magical guide

0
KATIE DOHERTY looks at poppets - the magical practice of using dolls to inflict pain on one's enemies ...

Alp-Luachra, flesh-burrowing fairies

1
JON KANEKO-JAMES tells us about some gross fairies who'll literally get under your skin

Fachen, a Strange Giant

1
JON KANEKO-JAMES tells us about the half giants known as Fachen, which had one eye, one arm and one leg

What is a Cockatrice? Deadly Chicken Lizard of Hampshire

1
Cockatrice
JON KANEKO-JAMES tells us the Cockatrice was a monstrous beast far more dangerous than religious zealots in 1533

What is the London Stone?

2
JON KANEKO-JAMES tells us why The London Stone is so crucial to our nation's health and prosperty!

Yeth Hounds, Lost Souls of Dartmoor, born of blood and misery

4
Yeth Hound
JON KANEKO-JAMES explores the vicious legend of the Yeth Hounds - spirits of unborn babies and the lost

Baobhan Sith: Are Scottish Vampires more deadly?

5
Baobhan Sith
ROSE GARNETT reveals the terrifying Baobhan Sith - the Scottish brand of vampires that would leave their Transylvanian cousins for dead

Walpurgis Night: What is it and why is it spooky?

0
Walpurgis Night aka Walpurgisnacht
Walpurgis Night - 30th April - is a spooky event named after a British saint

Banshees and other Omens of Death

4
Banshee death omen
The Banshee is just one of the many terrifying superstitions surrounding death and dyring in the UK and Ireland, says guest writer MATTI BEAL

Spring Heeled Jack and other phantom attackers

1
Spring Heeled Jack
Guest JON KANEKO-JAMES looks at the legend of Spring-Heeled Jack...

Latest Articles

Shrewsbury: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

0
Shrewsbury is an ancient, medieval town with a spooky, haunted feel. Here are 5 of its most haunted places to visit.